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Icon of the event Meet Author Susin Nielsen
Fri May 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Meet author Susin Nielsen as she talks about how she became a...

Icon of the event What is it like to be Deafblind?
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we learn about the lived experiences of two individuals who are deafblind (a condition that includes combined visual and hearing loss, on a spectrum). Nadine, board member of Deafblind Association of Toronto (DBAT)...

Icon of the event Red Slam Collective - 4 Directions Hip Hop Fusion
Fri Jun 17, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Red Slam Collective is an indigenous hip hop fusion arts movement whose 4 Directions Urban Arts engagement and musical projects uplift, self-identify and promote unity through Spoken, Lyricism which Arranges Meaning (SLAM)....

Icon of the event Star Talks: Cartoonists and the Art of the Skewer - ATRIUM
Wed May 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A panel of award-winning editorial cartoonists on the ins and outs on skewering the rich, famous and powerful....

Icon of the event Jane's Walk through Canadian Reggae Music History
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Take a walk and learn about the rich Jamaican musical heritage in the neighbourhood known as Little Jamaica or Eglinton West. Meet artists, tour Reggae Lane and feast your eyes on the brilliant mural that was inspired by lege...

Icon of the event Film Night at Sanderson: Trumbo
Wed May 11, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Sanderson

Rated 14A. 124 minutes....

Icon of the event The Julius Caesar Project
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

In this innovative, gender-swapped staging, Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective explores the roles of women and power in Shakespeare's text. It received critical acclaim in NOW Magazine for its performance in the 2014 T...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 14, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join over 400 writers and artists from 20 countries in celebrating the medium of graphic novels! Meet acclaimed Canadian authors like Kate Beaton (Step Aside, Pops), Chester Brown (Louis Riel), and Michel Rabagliati (Paul à Q...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Annette St.
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

Icon of the event Stratford Festival HD Production Screening: Antony and Cleopatra
Wed May 11, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Celebrate the legacy of William Shakespeare during the quatercentenary year with a screening from the Stratford Festival....